Chad executes 10 members of Boko Haram

Yesterday, Chad executed 10 members of Boko Haram by firing squad. The Guardian reported that this is the first use of the countries death penalty since they increased their anti-terrorist measures. A judicial source told AFP “they were executed this morning on a shooting ground north of N’Djamena.” The 10…

Nigeria uncovers Boko Haram spy cell

Nigeria claims to have uncovered a spy cell operated by the militant Islamist group Boko Haram at the Abuja international airport. The intelligence agency has also warned that a possible attack could be taken on the airport. “The service, in liaison with the aviation security of Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport,…

Nigerian Air Force refresh air campaign against Boko Haram

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) have re-started their air-strike campaign against the militant Islamist group Boko Haram. A statement released by the NAF Director of Public Relations and Information (DOPRI), Air Commodore Dele Alonge, stated that the strike missions, which were carried out by F-7NI and Alpha Jet fighter aircraft,…

Boko Haram has a new leader states Chadian president

Boko Haram, the Nigerian based Islamist militant group has declared a new leader, said Chad’s President Idriss Deby. However, there has been no mention as to where or what could have happened to Abubakar Shekau, the previous leader of the group. Mahamat Daoud, who that has not been reported on…

Blast kills at least 47 in northern Nigeria

An explosion has killed at least 47 people in a crowded market in Borno state, northern Nigeria, officials said. A military source told Reuters news agency that as many as 52 people are believed to have been injured in the attack. BBC sources said that the explosion hit Jebo livestock…

Cameroon to repatriate 12,000 Nigerians

Nigeria’s state emergency agency announced yesterday that around 12,000 Nigerians are to be repatriated over the next three to four days after taking refuge in Cameroon from Boko Haram attacks. A spokesman of the National Emergency Management Agency stated that the majority of those returning would be accommodated in the…

Boko Haram in northern Cameroon kill eight and kidnap 100

Overnight at least eight people were killed and around 100 were kidnapped close to Cameroon’s northern border in a suspected Boko Haram attack, a local government and military source told Reuters. “Residents said the attackers headed back to Nigeria where Cameroon is not allowed to pursue them,” the source told…

Boko Haram releases new video

Boko Haram, the militant Islamist group has released a new video of an unidentified young man who claims to be speaking in the name of the Islamic State in West Africa telling people to be patient as well as stating, “we are still present everywhere we had been before,” The…